Announcements 5/22/2016

X Good Morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church! X                 521West 126th Street X New York, NY10027 (212) 864-4013 www.StMarysHarlem.org             www.facebook.com/st.marys.harlem

 

IQ – Important Questions: TBA

Engaging and encouraging children’s questions about life, death, meaning and faith. We explore scripture (especially the Book of Genesis) and tradition through art, movement, field trips, songs , stories, and service to others.  Meeting in the Rectory.

 

Ecclesia needs volunteers! St. Mary’s offers an outdoor Eucharist for the homeless at Marcus Garvey Park on the first Sunday of each month. Volunteers are needed to bring Eucharistic supplies, and to make and transport sandwiches for an agape meal after the Eucharist. If you are willing to help, speak to Mother Mary.

 

Campaign to Help Syrian Refugees

Aim: To assemble 8,000 emergency hygiene kits which will be shipped and distributed to Syrian refugees in refugee camps

Organizers: The Multifaith Alliance (MFA) for Syrian Refugees, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in collaboration with Heart to Heart International (HHI)

Date: June 26, 2016

Time: 12 – 5 p.m. (1 hour shift per individual)

Where: Lexington Avenue Armory on East 25th Street in Manhattan

What you can do: To disseminate information (newsletter, listserv, website, etc); To assemble at least 20 volunteers that will represent your organization and will commit to a one-hour shift between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. on June 26; please sign up by contacting NYIP Intern Nurana Radjabova, nurana.r.o@gmail.com.

 

#KNOWJUSTICEHARLEM

Monday, May 23, 5:00-7:30 p.m.
St. Philip’s Church, 204 West 134th Street, Manhattan
A discussion focusing on mass incarceration and its effects on the local community with Bryan Stevenson, author of New York Times best-seller Just Mercy, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative and social justice activist. Free of charge.

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ACOLYTE and EUCHARISTIC MINISTER training! Wednesday, June 1, at 7 pm

We are recruiting new acolytes and Eucharistic ministers and will have a special training led by Mr. Wilfredo Aponte, member of the Acolyte Guild at St. Luke in the Fields. Please email or talk with Rev. Mary (mlf.stmarysharlem@gmail.com) or call the Parish Office 212-864-4013 to sign up.

 

Come join Theatre of the Oppressed NYC’s flagship troupe, Concrete Justice. Use theatre & fun to confront community concerns in Harlem and New York City! Last year’s CJ show, Homeless Woes addressed gentrification, unsafe shelter conditions and problems in the housing system.  No acting experience necessary, all ages welcome! Fridays: 3:30pm to 5pm, (April 1st to June 3rd), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Basement, 521 W 126th St, Harlem

 

All are invited!

Saturday, June 11 – CLEAN OUT

On or before June 11 at 12:00 noon, all groups must clean out any extraneous stuff, make sure needed supplies are put away in labeled cabinets/containers. ALL food must be stored in sealed glass, metal or hard plastic containers (rodent proof).

 

Saturday, June 18 – CLEAN UP

On or before June 18 at 12:00 noon, we will be washing walls, cabinets, trunks, chairs, tables, doors, etc.

 

Saturday, July 9 – REPAIRS

On or before July 19 at 12:00 noon, we will be repairing locks, plastering columns, and more. If you would like to participate, please check in with Raheem Harris in the main office (212-864-4013 or stmarysharlem@gmail.com) or show up on 7/19. If you would like to put something on the list for repair, please contact Raheem.

Pray for:

Our Partners: Unity Fellowship Church NYC, NYC Adventist Forum

Pamsula Zen Meditation; Insight Meditation, Harlem

For everyone who comes to St. Mary’s throughout the week, and for anyone who is not able to be with us.

X Special Prayer requests and blessings

XPrayers for health and healing: Effie Scott, Gloria Ellis Smith,Shirrell & Tyrone Felder, the Crawford family, Ian Harding, Patrick Harding & family, April & Barbara Jackson, Marion Smith, Jacqueline &  Anthony Rackley family ,the Snyder family, Doris Rodriquez, Anna Nash,  Gwen Walker & family, Bonnie Phelps and family, Lois Coe, Mary Kelly Brown, Grace Tesita, Marvin Jones, Michelle & Devante  Atkins, Betty Littlefield, Heather Jean Balsdom, Eva Greene & family Raivlston Walters, Maura Hammer, Sheila, Syida & Jamie Patterson, Shirley Hilliard, Matthew Jones, Stephanie Miranda, Patricia  Pinnick, Teiggy, Andrew Polk,  David Wreck, Matthew Valentin, Camilo Lopez, Tonya Yates, Philip  Traynor, Pearl Harris, Ronald Stewart.  Lisa Slocum, Inez Alexander, Marisa Scaviallo, James Allen, Anthony Howell, Latasha Wilson.

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